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Bachelor of Technology Genetic Engineering

Bachelor of Technology Genetic Engineering

School of Engineering and Technology (SET)

  • Programme Code

  • Level


  • Duration

    4 Years

About the Programme

B. Tech in Genetic Engineering is a four-year undergraduate program involving the study of deliberate modification of an organism’s basic characteristics by manipulating its genetic material. This is an advanced branch of science that applies a wide range of scientific techniques to bring out desired changes in the genetic structure or DNA code of living organisms.  

The programme aims to create professionals who are passionate about finding newer and better methodologies for the betterment of the human race at large.   Research agriculture industrial biotechnology and medicine are some of the fields that use Genetic engineering techniques. The programme trains students to deploy modern DNA technology for direct structure manipulation of an organism’s genome.  

The curriculum endows academic excellence to students including quality teaching high-end research and the study of technology development in frontier areas of Genetic Engineering, Stem Cell, Biology, Oncology, Biomedical Engineering and Molecular Medicine.

Program Educational Objectives (PEO)

  • PEO1: Post Graduates will be able to integrate the biological sciences with engineering principles for the study of biological systems and medical health related problems.
  • PEO2: Post Graduates will demonstrate the applications of bioengineering principles through development of industrial designs and processes that are of societal and industrial importance.
  • PEO3: Post Graduates will update their knowledge and skill set with recent discoveries   through selfimprovement, research experience   and continuous learning to create engineering solutions for   society and environment.
  • PEO4: Post Graduates will develop communication skills and demonstrate independent thinking, analytical and problem solving skills, selfmanagement and function effectively in teamoriented and openended activities in an industrial or academic environment.
  • PEO5: Post Graduates will develop leadership skills at levels appropriate to their experience and perform ethically and professionally in business, academia, industry and society.

Program Outcomes (PO’s)

  • PO1: Engineering knowledge: Apply the knowledge of engineering fundamentals, biological and physical sciences to the solution of complex engineering problems.
  • PO2: Problem analysis: Identify and analyze complex engineering problems, formulate research solutions and reach substantiated conclusions using principles of basic and applied sciences and related technologies.
  • PO3: Design/development of solutions: Design solutions for complex engineering problems and design system components or processes that meet the specified needs with appropriate consideration for the public health and safety, and the cultural, societal, and environmental considerations.
  • PO4: Conduct investigations of complex problems: Use researchbased knowledge and research methods including design of experiments, analysis and interpretation of data, and synthesis of the information to provide valid conclusions.
  • PO5: Modern tool usage: Create, select, and apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern engineering and bioinformatics tools including prediction and modelling to study complex biological systems with an understanding of the limitations.
  • PO6: The engineer and society: Apply reasoning informed by the contextual knowledge to assess societal, health, safety, legal and cultural issues and the consequent responsibilities relevant to the professional engineering practice.
  • PO7: Environment and sustainability: Understand the impact of the professional engineering solutions in societal and environmental contexts, and demonstrate the knowledge of, and need for sustainable development.
  • PO8: Ethics: Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of the engineering practice.
  • PO9: Individual and team work: Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse teams, and in multidisciplinary settings.
  • PO10: Communication: Communicate effectively on complex engineering activities with the engineering community and with society at large, such as, being able to comprehend and write effective reports and design documentation, make effective presentations, and give and receive clear instructions.
  • PO11: Project management and finance: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the engineering and management principles and apply these to one’s own work, as a member and leader in a team, to manage projects and in multidisciplinary environments.
  • PO12: Lifelong learning: Recognize the need for, and have the preparation and ability to engage in independent and lifelong learning in the broadest context of technological change.


  • PSO1: Acquire practical knowledge of animal  system and related techniques to study life processes and apply the knowledge for research and industrial applications.
  • PSO2: Ability to unravel metabolic and molecular pathways in animal cells and harness or manipulate them for human health  and industrial products.
  • PSO3: Develop understanding of recent research events through selflearning and awareness in biotechnology and apply the acquired concepts for   industrial purpose.
  • PSO4: Conduct safe research and learn sustainable product development without compromising environmental safety and ethics.

This course is for individuals who...

Are interested in understanding the complex and sophisticated science of human genomes using biotechnology. This programme is meant for individuals who are excited to study and mitigate the processes of life, birth and death to offer escapes from certain congenital diseases. Students who take interest in biotechnology frontline areas of Genetic Science must enrol for this programme.

Students who are looking for...

a fulfilling career marked by research and study of innovative technologies. A student looking for a passionate journey by acquiring complex problem-solving and critical thinking abilities are the best fit for this programme.

Course Fee
For National Students
1st Year 163770 2nd Year 168683 3rd Year 173744 4th Year 178956
For International Students
Fee Per Semester Fee Per Year
2050 4000**
Eligibility Criteria
For National Students
  • Matriculation with 60% marks
  • Sr. Secondary (10+2) with 70% marks (Aggregate & PCM/PCM Computer Science/PCB for Biotechnology) without gap between 10th and 12th. Minimum 50% marks in Mathematics


  • SUAT (Online Test) followed by Personal Interview


  • JEE All India Rank less than 3Lac


  • UPSEE All India Rank less than 50 000
For International Students The eligibility criterion for all programs for international applicants is minimum 50% in the qualifying examination and having studied the pre-requisite subjects for admission in to the desired program.
Career path you can choose after the course
  • Medical Lab Technician
  • Genetic Engineer
  • Medical Coder
  • Associate Research Analyst
  • Senior Research Fellow
  • Assistant Professor

Students of this programme are placed in companies with an average annual package of 3.51 LPA to 12.00 LPA

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